The POW/MIA meeting will be Saturday April 20th at 12:00PM. All are welcome.
The Georgia POW/MIA Honor Guard, based at Horace Orr Post 29, Inc. in Marietta, GA will conduct a formal Flag Retirement Ceremony on Saturday April 27, 2019 at 5PM. The public is welcome to attend and participate. Location will be the flag crematory located at Post 29 at 921 Gresham Avenue NE, Marietta, GA 30060.
Our 5th Annual Veterans Memorial 5k Race and Celebration will be held Saturday May 25th, 2019. We have several events and lots of ways to be involved. Run, walk, sponsor, buy a shirt, donate, volunteer…
Tickets are now on sale for our Concert to honor Veterans and support our Memorial 5k Race. Members may purchase tickets from Legion Race Committee members, or from any Social Quarters staff.
Georgia Boys State is a comprehensive one-week course in state and local government conducted by The American Legion Department of Georgia. Georgia Girls State is a similar but separate program, conducted by The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Georgia. Both programs are open to high school students who have completed their Junior Year.
The 2019 session of Boys State will begin May 26, 2019 and conclude June 1, 2019. Boys state will be held at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia. The 2019 session of Girls State will be June 9-14, 2019 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.
Boys State and Girls State are Leadership Action Programs where qualified high school rising seniors take part in a practical government course. The program is designed to develop a working knowledge of the structure of government and to impress upon the citizen the fact that our government is just what we make it.
Please contact your local American Legion Post or your high school Guidance Counselor for more information. Applications are now being accepted. Additional information can be found at www.dogboysstate.org and georgiagirlsstate.org
The Community Assistance Panel for Camp Lejune will be in Atlanta on April 24th at 9AM. Location will be Room 1A/1B, 1825 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345.
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The Famous all-you-can-eat Breakfast by the SAL is Saturday, April 20th. Come by 8-11AM. The buffett is only $8. Take a plate home for $9.
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The family of a deceased Marine is selling the van and wheelchair they used to aid his mobility. They would like to sell the items to another veteran in need. See pictures and contact information on the flyer. Post 29 posts this for informational purposes only. No warranties or guarantees.
For the Veterans Memorial 5k Race Kickoff. The ALR is also raffling a basket of cheer as part of this event. For details, see the flyer below.